Nigel Terry (1945–2015)


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British actor Nigel Terry primarily dedicated himself to the classical stage. When he extended himself into film and TV outings, it was mostly for historical or period roles. Over the years, he grew quite comfortable in both a pair of hose and a suit of armor. Terry was born Peter Nigel Terry on August 15, 1945, in Bristol, England, to Doreen ... See full bio »

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Known For

Excalibur King Arthur
(1981)
(1968)
(2001)
Caravaggio Caravaggio
(1986)

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 2009 Marple (TV Series)
Christian Gulbrandsen
- They Do It with Mirrors (2009) ... Christian Gulbrandsen
 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Cobb
- The Doctor's Daughter (2008) ... Cobb
 2007 Casualty (TV Series)
Denny Davidson
- Charlie's Anniversary (2007) ... Denny Davidson
- My First Day (2007) ... Denny Davidson
 2007 Sensitive Skin (TV Series)
George
- Here I Am (2007) ... George
 2007 The Time of Your Life (TV Mini Series)
Jack
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Jack
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Jack
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Jack
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Jack
 2006 Blackbeard (TV Mini Series)
Calico Billy
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Calico Billy
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Calico Billy
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... Calico Billy
 2005 Red Mercury
Lindsay
 2005 MI-5 (TV Series)
Professor Stephen Curtis
- The Special: Part 2 (2005) ... Professor Stephen Curtis (uncredited)
- The Special: Part 1 (2005) ... Professor Stephen Curtis (uncredited)
 2005 Malice Aforethought (TV Movie)
Sir Bernard Deverell
 2005 Sea of Souls (TV Series)
Prof. Michael Holloway
- Omen: Part 2 (2005) ... Prof. Michael Holloway
- Omen: Part 1 (2005) ... Prof. Michael Holloway
- Amulet: Part 1 (2005) ... Prof. Michael Holloway
 2004 Foyle's War (TV Series)
Hugh Jackson
- They Fought in the Fields (2004) ... Hugh Jackson
 2004 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Sam Jacobs
- Anger Management: Part 2 (2004) ... Sam Jacobs
- Anger Management: Part 1 (2004) ... Sam Jacobs
 2004 Cutting It (TV Series)
Dexter Berkowicz
- Episode #3.6 (2004) ... Dexter Berkowicz
 2004 Troy
Archeptolemus
 2003/II The Ride
Mr. Silverstone
 2003 The Vice (TV Series)
Ted Bascombe
- Untouchable (2003) ... Ted Bascombe
 2003 Danielle Cable: Eyewitness (TV Movie)
Kenneth Noye
 2002 Feardotcom
Turnbull
 2002 Crime & Punishment (TV Movie)
Svidrigailov
 2001 On Wings of Fire
Zarathustra
 2001 The Search for John Gissing
Alan Jardeen
 2001 The Emperor's New Clothes
Montholon
 2000 Holby City (TV Series)
Nigel Turrall
- Moving On (2000) ... Nigel Turrall
 1999 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Jim Thorn
- Gone Tomorrow: Part 2 (1999) ... Jim Thorn
- Gone Tomorrow: Part 1 (1999) ... Jim Thorn
 1998 Far from the Madding Crowd (TV Movie)
Mr. Boldwood
 1998 The Ebb-Tide (TV Movie)
Ellstrom
 1998 Mortimer's Law (TV Series)
Peter Frampton
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Peter Frampton
 1997 Rules of Engagement (TV Movie)
Preston
 1997 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (TV Movie)
King Louis XI
 1996 Pie in the Sky (TV Series)
Byron de Goris
- Irish Stew (1996) ... Byron de Goris
 1995 Devil's Advocate (TV Movie)
Vittorio Vulliamy
 1995 Resort to Murder (TV Mini Series)
Kepler
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Kepler
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Kepler
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Kepler
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Kepler
 1995 The Vet (TV Series)
Mark Shreeves
- Hard Going (1995) ... Mark Shreeves
 1995 Jackanory (TV Series)
Storyteller
- A Wizard of Earthsea: Part 5 (1995) ... Storyteller
- A Wizard of Earthsea: Part 4 (1995) ... Storyteller
- A Wizard of Earthsea: Part 3 (1995) ... Storyteller
- A Wizard of Earthsea: Part 2 (1995) ... Storyteller
- A Wizard of Earthsea: Part 1 (1995) ... Storyteller
 1994 Wycliffe (TV Series)
Lawrence Vinter
- The Last Rites (1994) ... Lawrence Vinter
 1994 In Suspicious Circumstances (TV Series)
Lieutenant Colonel Frank Crozier
- To Encourage the Others (1994) ... Lieutenant Colonel Frank Crozier
 1993 Blue
Narrator (voice)
 1993 Highlander (TV Series)
Gabriel Piton
- Eye of the Beholder (1993) ... Gabriel Piton
 1993 The Mushroom Picker (TV Mini Series)
Kostya
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Kostya
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Kostya
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Kostya
 1992 Covington Cross (TV Series)
Sir Thomas Grey
- The Trial (1992) ... Sir Thomas Grey
- The Plague (1992) ... Sir Thomas Grey
- Celebration (1992) ... Sir Thomas Grey
- Brothers (1992) ... Sir Thomas Grey
- Eviction (1992) ... Sir Thomas Grey
 1992 Spender (TV Series)
McDonna
- Fee (1992) ... McDonna
 1991 In Sight of Land (Short)
Kryzstof
 1991 Zorro (TV Series)
Jorge Ventura
- A Woman Scorned (1991) ... Jorge Ventura
 1991 Edward II
Mortimer
 1991 The Orchid House (TV Mini Series)
Master
- Natalie (1991) ... Master
- Joan (1991) ... Master
- Stella (1991) ... Master
- The Return of the Master (1991) ... Master
 1991 The Bill (TV Series)
Bailey
- Furthers (1991) ... Bailey
 1990 South of the Border (TV Series)
Eddie
- Episode #2.2 (1990) ... Eddie
- Episode #2.1 (1990) ... Eddie
 1989 War Requiem
Abraham
 1988 Wipe Out (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Fairling
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Dr. Fairling
 1988 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Denys Villiers
- A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Three (1988) ... Denys Villiers
- A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part Two (1988) ... Denys Villiers
- A Guilty Thing Surprised: Part One (1988) ... Denys Villiers
 1987 The Last of England
Narrator (voice)
 1987 Up Line (TV Mini Series)
Raymond Rudran
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Raymond Rudran
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Raymond Rudran
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Raymond Rudran
 1986 Caravaggio
Caravaggio
 1986 Screen Two (TV Series)
Railway Policeman
- Song of Experience (1986) ... Railway Policeman
 1985 Déjà Vu
Michael / Greg
 1985 Sylvia
Aden Morris
 1982 The Merry Wives of Windsor (TV Movie)
Pistol
 1981 Excalibur
King Arthur
 1975 Slade in Flame
Assistant Disc Jockey (uncredited)
 1970 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Harry
 1969 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Jacques
- The Marquise (1969) ... Jacques
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Peter
- Remote Control (1969) ... Peter
 1968 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series)
Nick
- The Miracle Summer (1968) ... Nick
 1968 The Lion in Winter
John
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Harold Latimer
- The Greek Interpreter (1968) ... Harold Latimer
 1967 Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Philip
- The Man Who Understood Women (1967) ... Philip
 1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Generalov
- The Single Passion (1967) ... Generalov
 1967 The Golden Age (TV Series)
Ned Davis
- London (1967) ... Ned Davis
 1967 Kenilworth (TV Mini Series)
Walter Raleigh
- The Wrath of Lions (1967) ... Walter Raleigh
- The Tide Turns (1967) ... Walter Raleigh
- The Black Arts (1967) ... Walter Raleigh
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He acted in Mary O'Malley's play, "Look Out...Here Comes Trouble," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at Royal Shakespeare Company Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Jane Carr, Nicholas Le Prevost, and Maxine Audley in the cast. John Caird was director. See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Parents:

Such. Doreen Beatrice | Terry, Frank Albert
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Is probably best known for playing King Arthur in director John Boorman's feature, Excalibur (1981).

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